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FAMILY & CHILDREN

We believe in families. We also understand how important it is to invest in our children and provide a safe, fun, creative place for them to grow in Christ. Find out more here.

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STUDENT MINISTRIES

Students are not that scary. Sure they have baggy pants or skinny jeans, sure they wear giant earphones but we love them. Check out the many opportunities we have for grade 6-12.

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WEEKLY PROGRAMS

There is always something going on around the church or in our home groups. Wendesday RE:Fresh nights are another way to get connected during week. Find out more here.

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    Please see the church office if you are interested in attending any of the camps.  More details 
    are forthcoming regarding Adult Camp and Men's camp so stay tuned!

    LCRentals
     Womenscamp

    Sportscamp

    Summerfamilycamp

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    Join us for our annual spring clean-up of the Cascade Community Church grounds.  Bring your gardening 
    gloves, working duds and tools like rakes/shovels.  We are looking at topping the mulch in the front section 
    this year.
  • Summer Student Jobs (3 positions)



    The Salvation Army, a Christian charitable organization, requires three (3) summer students for its operation in Abbotsford. 

    Applicants must meet the Canada Summer Jobs 2017 program participant criteria.

    The Salvation Army, a Christian charitable organization, requires three (3) summer students for its operation in Abbotsford.

    Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year.



    1. Summer Outreach Worker (40 hours/week, 9 weeks)


    Summer Outreach Worker will be assisting outreach workers in providing services for the homeless and other marginalized individuals.  He/she will be assisting with a housing program for the homeless, making referrals to treatment centre, etc.   Work location: The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in Abbotsford.



    1. Summer Family Services Worker (40 hours/week, 9 weeks)


    Summer Family Services Worker will be working with persons who are homeless or other marginalized individuals, work with a team of volunteers, assist with the operation of a Drop-in Café.  He/she will assist the Family Services Worker by providing services for the homeless clients: engaging in conversations to assess their needs and direct them to the services that The Salvation Army provides such as shower, washroom services, Meal Centre Services (breakfast/lunch), laundry, food hampers, nursing assistance, outreach assistance, shelter assistance.



    1. Children’s Summer Program Assistant (35 hours/week, 9 weeks)


    To assist the Children’s Ministry Director, Cascade Community Church in planning, coordinating and leading children and youth summer programs that will be open to the children/youth in the Abbotsford/Mission area.  This position runs out of The Salvation Army Cascade Community Church. The student will also establish a resource source filled with activities, ideas, and programs for the Fall season ahead.

    Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and complete a Criminal Record Check.  Applicants must have good computer skills, excellent verbal/written skills, able to work cooperatively in a team setting with minimal supervision. 



    Positions 1 and 2:  Applicants will be working in social services setting, assisting clients who may be homeless, have addiction/mental health issues.  Work Location: Centre of Hope, The Salvation Army, 34081 Gladys Avenue, Abbotsford, BC.

    TO APPLY: 

    Must send a resume and a cover letter stating all of the following:

    -       the position number (1/2/3) you are applying for

    -       your qualifications/experience as related to the position

    -       confirm that you meet the Canada Summer Jobs 2017 program participant criteria

    Deadline: 4 p.m. on April 28, 2017 by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    No phone calls, please.

    The Salvation Army Abbotsford is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. 

    We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.



  • EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    The Salvation Army

    British Columbia





     
    POSITION:

    Fundraising Coordinator (Full-Time, Permanent)

     
    FACILITY: 

    Cascade Community Ministries

     
    LOCATION: 

    Abbotsford, British Columbia

     




     


    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Targets, reaches out to, and develops relationships with new potential donors (individuals, businesses, organizations, etc.) seeking to gain financial support for Cascade Community Ministries
    • Builds the donor base through following up on initial contacts and general leads of various kinds, including reaching out to past event participants
    • Cultivates relationships with current donors through visits and general correspondence, seeking to gain further commitment and increase their financial support of The Salvation Army Centre of Hope, Cascade Community Ministries
    • Develops newsletters, promotional materials, annual fundraising and other media and fundraising appeal related materials
    • Develops the spring, fall and other general fundraising and letter campaigns in consultation with the Executive Director and the Corps Officer
    • Manages and updates The Salvation Army Centre of Hope website
    • Makes presentations to businesses, community groups, service clubs, schools, churches
    • Maintains a year-round focus on The Salvation Army Centre of Hope Christmas campaign; organizes and gives leadership to the Christmas campaign (letter appeal, kettle campaign, media releases, etc.)
    • Organizes and promotes all other Centre of Hope fundraising events and fundraising focused projects
    • Collaborates with the Centre of Hope Volunteer Coordinator for Christmas Kettle Campaign and other fundraising event volunteer needs (regular volunteers and event volunteers)
    • Provide supervision/guidance to Christmas Kettle Coordinator
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    QUALIFICATIONS

    • At least two (2) years of prior related experience, including customer service, coordinating events, administrative assistance and database management experience
    • At least one (1) years of community college, with specialized/relevant courses
    • Motivated to meet and exceed fundraising goals, establish and maintain collaborative relationships with donors/sponsors and other stakeholders to meet business objectives
    • Demonstrated initiative, creativity, flexibility, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
    • Criminal Record Check
    SALARY/GRADE: 

    • Full-time, Permanent
    • Wage Grade Level 10
    ·         Hours:  Generally Mon-Fri 8am-4pm; however, required to work occasional evenings and weekends for events and speaking engagements

    o    During fall fundraising season (Nov-Dec), may be required to work a flexible schedule including afternoon (noon-8pm or 2-10pm) shifts as well as a Tuesday through Saturday work week

    APPLICATIONS:  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, subject line Fundraising Coordinator, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



    Deadline:  April 28, 2017 (4pm)
  • POSITION:

    Thrift Store Donation Attendant – Part Time

    FACILITY: 

    Cascade Community Ministries – Centre of Hope

    LOCATION: 

    Abbotsford, British Columbia







    The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Abbotsford, British Columbia requires a part time Thrift Store Donation attendant to provide assistance with the daily operation (accepting donations, assisting staff/customers in carrying furniture or other heavy items, etc.).



    Donations

    -          accepting donations and bringing them to the sorting area

    -          assisting staff/customers in carrying furniture or other heavy items



    Sorting

    -          sorting donated items, including books for recycling

    -          taking cardboard boxes to recycle bin after flattening them

    -          placing Thrift Store garbage into the bin

    -          sorting clothing and other items into bags



    Cleaning

    -          cleaning around the parking area where donations are accepted

    -          cleaning the washrooms in the sorting area and in the Thrift Store, if required



    PHYSICAL EFFORT/DEXTERITY REQUIRED:

    The performance of the job requires frequently sitting for long periods of time, twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, reaching overhead, pushing and pulling, lifting and kneeling.



    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:



    Must be reliable, have good organizational skills, have great customer service skill, able to provide good references and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check Report.



    Hours: PT (Saturdays) and additional hours as required.



    To apply: Send a cover letter and resume by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Deadline: May 3, 2017



    The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.




Contact Us

Cascade Community Church
35190 DeLair Road
Abbotsford, BC
Canada V3G 2E2
Phone: 604-556-7000
Fax: 604-556-7001
Email: church@sacascade.ca